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D-Day by the Numbers – A fascinating and sobering look at the realities of the D-Day invasion.
89 Year Old D-Day veteran Jock Hutton returns to the drop zone in Normandy he landed in 70 years ago as remembers his part of the operation to liberate of Europe from Nazi occupation during the Second World War
In the early hours of 6 June 1944 around 7,900 troops from the British 6th Airborne Division landed on the beaches of Normandy in the largest amphibious assault ever launched.
Among them were the men from Parachute Battalion, whose achievements were vital to the success of the operation and the liberation of Europe from Nazi occupation during the Second World War.
To mark the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings, 89-year-old D-Day veteran Jock Hutton returned to the drop zone he landed in Normandy.
He remembers that his commanding officer brought with him a hunting horn so that the parachute soldiers would be able come to a rallying point after they landed in the dark.
“It certainly was a big help to those groping in the dark,” he said
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U.S first lady Michelle Obama and France’s First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy attend a ceremony to mark the 65th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy at Colleville-sur-Mer cemetery, June 6, 2009.
President Ronald Reagan’s speech at the Ceremony Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Normandy Invasion, D-day at Point-du-Hoc – June 6, 1984.